Domestic Violence

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What percentage of domestic violence attacks against women are committed by men?
99%
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What ratio of women have been assaulted by their partner at sometime in their life?
1 in 4
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What ratio of women have been assaulted by their partner multiple times in their life?
1 in 8
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What is the materialist explanation for domestic violence?
DV is a result of excess stress, class inequality, poverty, lack of resources, lack of money and little leisure time.
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What did Radical feminists Dobash & Dobash research?
They interviewed female refugees
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What did Radical feminists Dobash & Dobash say is the explanation for domestic violence?
Found that domestic violence is the inevitable result of patriarchy, because it contributes to the patriarchal system that helps to maintain mens' power.
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How can Dobash & Dobash be critisised?
Not all men are aggressive. Disregards female violence against men and kids. Are interviews a reliable source? Not all women are at equal risk of experibnecing domestic violence, because some vulnerable groups are at a higher risk.
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How can the materialist explanation of domestic violence be criticised?
Marxist feminist Ansley say it occurs because "wives are the takers of ****". Doesn't explain why women are the main victims.
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How can Marxist feminist Ansleys explanation of domestic violence be criticised?
If solely due to capitalist society, why don't all men abuse their partners after work?
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